Singapore University of Social Sciences

Facility Management Professional (FMP)

Facility Management Professional (FMP) (CET314)

Applications Open: 01 April 2021

Applications Close: 31 May 2021

Next Available Intake: July 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $5000 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: General Studies

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


CET314 Facility Management Professional (FMP) is designed for FM professionals and students looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in core Facility Management (FM). This programme demonstrates the fundamentals of FM. Developed from a foundation based on IFMA's global job task analysis (GJTA), the FMP Credential Programme is aligned with current FM industry practices to enhance FMers knowledge, skills, and tasks.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Leadership theories in FM
  • Organisational policies and procedures through FM leadership
  • Change management related to the FM sector
  • Management of individual in the FM organisation
  • FM best practices
  • Cost concepts in FM
  • Cost containment and chargeback
  • Budgeting elements in through the facility organisation
  • FM project management
  • Contract development based on occupant services specifications
  • Negotiating, monitoring, and resolving of contract disputes
  • Operations and maintenance in FM
  • Building structures, exteriors, interiors, systems, health, safety, and security

Learning Outcome

  • Apply leadership theories, change management and communication planning to the FM role
  • Examine cost concepts, cost containment opportunities and the use of chargeback in facility management
  • Appraise the principles of management finance and business in facility organisation
  • Formulate procurement and charge back procedures for the facility organisation
  • Assemble leadership best practices when managing people within the FM organisation
  • Design contracts within the FM organisation
  • Evaluate deficiencies in building structures, exteriors, systems, interiors and grounds and the associated health, safety, security and environmental considerations
  • Demonstrate the ability to describe and manage the elements associated with the acquisition, installation, maintenace, operation, and replacement of assets within a facility
  • Develop business cases supported by relevant documentation and financial data
  • Evaluate the roles of operations and maintenance in FM
  • Appraise the elements associated with the acquisition, installation, maintenace, operation, and replacement of assets related to facility management
  • Measure the process for determining and monitoring occupant service performance expectations
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